Student Employment


Join the UREC Team

UREC offers a variety of jobs to LSU students to help make the UREC experience great. Whether you want to keep swimmers safe in the pool, lead GroupX classes, provide customer service, or lead trips across the state, there is a community you can join here.

Log in to Handshake to view current openings and apply to join the team of 300 UREC student employees. 

UREC Lifeguard

UREC Lifeguard Jobs

UREC Personal Trainer

UREC Personal Trainers and GroupX Instructor Jobs

2 people at the urec clibing area

Adventure Assistant and Trip Leader Jobs

Tiger's Den campers and counselor

Tiger's Den Summer Camp and Winter Camp Counselor Jobs

Intramural Sport Officials and players

Intramural Sport Official Jobs

Need help with your application?

LSU has resources to help you with resume building, job interview prep, events, and other resources to help you prepare for your first job on campus or first job after graduation.

Visit the LSU Olinde Career Center to find out how to get started.

F-1 and J-1 international students are required to have specific authorizations for different types of employment.

Review the requirements you will need to follow as an international student at LSU.

As a UREC student employee, you are eligible for professional development opportunities.

This funding is available for student employees interested in attending conferences/tournaments, obtaining certifications, or other avenues your supervisor deems appropriate. Funding is not guaranteed.

For additional questions, contact your direct supervisor or the Assistant Director of Training and Development, Sara Hamilton at


  • Student must be actively employed with UREC for a minimum of one semester prior to submitting application
  • Must be in good standing with the university and department
  • Student is only eligible to receive funding once annually

Application Process

It's more than a job, it's a lifestyle.

"Working at UREC has given me the flexibility I need to work while in college. I've also made my best friends here and found mentors. Plus it keeps me tracking on my fitness goals. It's more than a job. It's a lifestyle."Katy, Sophomore and UREC Aquatics Life Guard
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